An Alternative Lord’s Prayer

AN ALTERNATIVE LORD’S PRAYER

Our Father, who art in Heaven,
Break me.
Send my dreams to the furnace.
Do it.
Show me the extent of your love.

If Hallowed indeed be Thy name,
Then piece me together again.

Make something new out of me.
Return me to the world,
unchanged yet forever changed.

Thy Kingdom may never come.
Thy Will may never be done.
I don’t care.

For this ordinary moment
Contains within it
All the riches of Heaven.

And let us say,
Amen.

 

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